Woman beats husband to death over infidelity

Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 14:29

Pune: A 56-year-old man was clubbed to death allegedly by his wife, who was enraged over being suspected of infidelity here, police said on Wednesday.

The 45-year-old woman, arrested on Tuesday following the incident at Khadki area here, used a wooden log meant for washing clothes, to beat her husband-Shashikant Pillay-who had returned home in an inebriated state.

According to police, an altercation ensued between the couple after Shashikant started a quarrel with Sarojadevi accusing her of infidelity.

The angry wife then allegedly beat the man blue and black using a wooden rod and pushed him out of the house.

A case of murder was registered with police against Sarojadevi by relatives of the deceased after Shashikant was declared dead by authorities in hospital, where he was rushed to.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 14:29

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